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Jul 17, 2011 9:00am EDT
rockefeller, allegatioions the journalists working for media mogul rupert murdoch illegally happen to the phone messages of thousands of people, including families of the victims from 9/11. the fbi is probably looking into this as well. murdoch, by the way, is a u.s. citizen. tell us about this. >> this is really serious because the foreign corrupt practices act makes it illegal to take bribes -- to pay bribes anywhere. if you are a u.s.-based corporation, and news corp. is. our laws are in it. even if it did not happen here, and it might have happened here. we might have just en oblivious to the fact it was happening here. i do not know. >> it is huge in britain. >> it could bring down the cameron government at some point. separately, it will undermine all the hard things he is trying to do, will undermine that seriously. >> i heard him in parliament, and part of his defense was that this was going on 10 years before he showed up >> peter king, chairman of the -- republican chairman of the house homeland security committee has asked the fbi to investigate because there is concerne
ABC
Jul 24, 2011 9:00am EDT
not turn now. >> rupert murdoch call before committee of the british parliament. >> do you accept that ultimately you areesponsible for this fiasco?? >> no. captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> here is the deal -- as we record the prorogram, we don't know how the debt ceiling business will playy out over the weekend, but we have to put our program over the air, so here goes. president obama said this wk that his hopes to elevate the tone to a polilitical discour in washington. >> the way you please run campaigns, the language used, the demonization of the -- the weight we e run campaigigns, the language used, the demonization of the otherer side,e, that has diminished trust and washington. >> anybody who has sat across the negotiating table from him over the past few weeks could be forgiven for being skeptical of them in his attempt to come across as a fiscal moderate. >> that is it senate minority leader mitch mcconnell who has made no secret of his hope that president obama is a one-term president, but as mark said last week, at least he is honest
ABC
Jul 24, 2011 10:00am EDT
to the rupert murdoch crisis. >> oh, thank you. >> the prime minister of great britain has said that james murdoch has to come before parliament again and clarify statements. how serious an issue is this being taken at your network? >> well, it's -- you know, it's a story. we've been covering it a lot. thank god i cover wall street and i depth have to report on my boss, but, you know, here's the thing, and if you look at this from a purely business standpoint, you know, the market -- i think the stock fell to 13. 19 was the high. after rupert murdoch spoke, it went up to $17 a share. when they heard his explanation, they believed him. confidence was returning back. i watch a lot of corporate executives go before congress and similar panels and they flub it. you know, they lose confidence in the market and wall street and that did not happen this time. >> actually, you know, the coverage of the fox and "the wall street journal" of this story has been embarrassing for journalism. you know -- >> we've been covering it -- >> editorials inthe wall street journal." forget fox, nobody really expe
ABC
Jul 9, 2011 11:00pm EDT
's office and even one of the most powerful media moguls in the world, radio rupert murdoch. >> it's the end of 9 run and end of the world "the news of the world" that is no one here saw the end coming, the 270-person staff who will be losing their jobs tomorrow shell shocked. >> i am so proud of my colleagues who have continued this week, and absolutely trying and very personally and professionally difficult circumstances in such a professional manner. >> they may be professionals but this week some of the reporters and editors who occupy this office just a few years ago were habitual criminals, illegally hacking thousands of cell phones in search much juicy tidbits for sensational stories and getting scoop. the owner of "the news of the world" rupert murr fox is flying to london to try to contain the damage. >> we've already apologized. we've been let down. >> his multi-million dollar take over of the british skycam is in jeopardy. news corporation has vast media holdings around the world including fox news and "wall street journal" in the u.s. >> did the scandal take on the life of its ow
ABC
Jul 10, 2011 10:00am EDT
to crush them on the pages of his paper, until now. >> rupert murdoch is a talented businessman, possibly even a genius, but his organization has grown too powerful and they've abuse thad power. >> reporter: even britain's prime minister elected with murdock's help, scram manied to distance himself. >> we are no longer talking about politicians or celebrities. we're talking about murder victims, terror victims having their phones hacked into. it is absolululy disgusting. >> reporter: and there was more. paper hacked voice mails of the families of britain's soldiers killed in iraq and afghanistan. for celebrities that saw their cell phones illegally hackck and been exposed to people offal worlrl finally people wewere listening. actor hugh grant smoke out on the bbc. >> you didn't care who got hurt as long as you were able to sell your newspaper. >> reporter: that's paul mcmullin, for more than a decade, a reporter and editor at "the news of the world." >> would you stop at anything to get the story? you would do anything. >> even breaking the law? >> absolutely. >> reporter: we learned the
ABC
Jul 30, 2011 7:00am EDT
from corpus christi, thanks for that. >>> the phone hacking scandal rocking rupert murdoch's british newspapers may be reaching across the atlantic. reporters at the murdoch owned "new york post" have been told to hold on to any documents that may be related to phone hacking or paying off british police. >>> finally an early pardon for one lucky turkey. veterinarians are treating a turkey who fell off a poultry truck. the 45-pound bird has been nicknamed miss november but miss november is expected to end up on a farm sanctuary to live peacefully for the rest of her life. i have a non sequitur. you know how fast a turkey can run. >> i don't know. >> no. >> 35 miles an hour. isn't that interesting? >> not after falling off the back of a truck. >> that's the best-looking miss november i have seen in a long time. >> that's not the best i've seen in a long time. >> we'll talk about that later. time now for the weather and casey curry from abc . i wanted to say houston because that's my favorite town. >> we do love it. good morning, bianna. let's quickly get you an update on tropical storm
ABC
Jul 22, 2011 7:00am EDT
trillion in cuts. >>> the bribery scandal surrounding rupert murdoch, former executives are coming forward claiming murdoch's son misled parliament during his testimony when he claimed he was unaware of the scope of illegal activity and says there's e-mail evidence proving otherwise and british lawmakers are asking police to investigate. >>> finally, we told you earlier this week about gold prices going through the roof. well, it seems we prompted a new gold rush in california. investors are putting up $20 million to re-open a mine for gold in the same air athat saw the original california gold rush in the 1840s and estimate there's up to a billion dollars worth of gold still buried there and hope to pour their first bar of gold next summer. at $1,600 an ounce you canunder stand why they're hot for gold once again. lara? >> all right, guys. it is as hot here in central park as our pop heat index. 27 million people think this first one is pretty insane. it is a video that has gone viral. it's in australia. two small dogs are using their -- well, their herds skills to try to gather a group o
ABC
Jul 28, 2011 7:00am EDT
scandal that's rocking rupert murdoch's media empire. cnn anchor piers morgan now defending himself against accusations he knew about illegal phone hacking when he was editor at two paper, one of them owned by murdoch. abc's nick watt has the latest from london. >> reporter: the tide of scandal is now lapping at the well-pressed pant cuffs of the man who took larry king's chair and the america's got talent self-proclaimed loud mouth. because before all that -- >> two major british newspapers for 11 years. >> reporter: and listen carefully to this recently unearthed interview. >> and what about this nice middle class boy who would have to be dealing with i mean essentially people who rake through bin ladens for livings and take secret photographs and nasty down in the gutter stuff. >> well, to be honest, to put that in perspective. not a lot of it was done. a lot was done by third parties rather than the staff itself. that's not to defend it because you were running the results of their work. >> reporter: morgan refused to speak to us but did speak to his own network, cnn. >> for the
ABC
Jul 7, 2011 7:00am EDT
hacking scandal by the british tabloid "news of the world." the paper owned by rupert murdoch is under fire for also hacking into the phones of a 13-year-old murder victim and families of soldiers killed in afghanistan. staffers are also accused of paying off police f f stories. arrests are sasa to be imminent. >>> now here's diane sawyer with a preview of nighghs "world news." diane? >> well, josh, as we've been talking this morning, tonight on "world news," jaycee dugard i i going to speak for the first time about 18 years of captivity. she was 11 years old when she was taken. horrible sexual abuse and she will talk emotionally about the birth of her child and also what it means to survive. lessons for us all about loving our lives every single day and that is coming up tonight on "world news," josh. >> thank you, diane. an extraordinary thing to wrap your mind around. you sat with her earlier. diane has the first interview with jaycee dugard. it is going to be absolutely compelling. >> it will be. thank you, josh. >>> let's check in now with the buzziest showbiz headlines and trends
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